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  • Jan 18
    From the Chief Executive – Friday 18 January 2019

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    The new year is well underway and so are our plans for the year ahead. With businesses returning from their summer breaks, January provides a good opportunity to plan and set new goals for 2019.  With the State Election now behind us, we are focusing our attention on the forthcoming Federal...
  • Jan 18
    Have your say on the on-demand workforce

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    Does your business provide, use or compete with digital on-demand labour services? We are looking for businesses to meet with former Fair Work Ombudsman, Natalie James who is chairing a Victorian Government Inquiry into the Victorian on-demand workforce. The Victorian Chamber will be hosting...
  • Jan 16
    Termination for inappropriate workplace comments

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  • Jan 16
    Not enough to dismiss an employee without reason within probationary period

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    Background The Federal Circuit Court (the Court) has found the dismissal of a retail store supervisor within their probation period was due to complaints she made regarding her employment. No reason for the dismissal had been provided to the employee by the business. The employee was successful in...
  • Jan 16
    Workplace health programs: Include your employees and managers during planning

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    Have you ever organised a mindfulness seminar, lunchtime yoga or a quit-smoking course, simply to discover that engagement is lackluster despite your best efforts? If so, you are not alone. Recent European research conducted by the University of Southern Denmark has revealed that employee...

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